First Step An Elementary Reader for Modern Chinese
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Description: First Step is an elementary Chinese textbook for students with no previous background in the language. Focusing on the basics of modern Chinese phonetics and grammatical structure, the book uses everyday topics to help students establish a solid foundation in the Chinese language.The textbook, which includes color illustrations, contains thirty lessons, each of which can be covered in a week's worth of classes. Each lesson features a lively dialogue or a short essay, representing a real-life situation, which is then followed by vocabulary lists and grammar notes. Explanatory notes on Chinese culture and customs are also provided. The companion workbook for First Step is sold separately and includes comprehensive exercises and character writing sheets with information on the stroke orders of newly introduced characters. First Step provides students with the necessary tools to begin practical daily communication in Chinese.Emphasis is on basic grammar structure and principlesTextbook features both traditional and simplified characters, pinyin, and English translationPerforated workbook (which is sold separately) facilitates easy handling of homeworkFree audio files available onlineAppropriate for college and high school students
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List price: $44.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 3/30/2014
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall